Pseudemys Gray 1856 (cooter)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Synonyms: Nectemys Agassiz 1857, Ptychemys Agassiz 1857

Parent taxon: Emydidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Bickham 1975, Cope 1875, Estes 1964, Frank and Ramus 1996, Holman 1985, Holman et al. 1990, Parham et al. 2008, Seidel and Smith 1986 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Batagurinae, Callagur, Chelonemys, Chelopus, Chinemys, Chrysemys, Chrysemys inflata, Chrysemys isoni, Chrysemys limnodytes, Cistudo, Clemmys hutchensorum, Clemmys saxea, Deirochelyinae, Deirochelys, Deirochelys floridana, Emydinae, Emydoidea, Emydoidea hutchisoni, Emys, Epiemys, Glyptemys, Graptemys, Grayemys, Hieremys, Hybemys, Lyssemys, Malacoclemmys, Palaeotheca, Polyechmatemys, Pseudemys bisornatus, Pseudemys caelata, Pseudemys extincta, Pseudemys hillii, Pseudochrysemys, Pseudograptemys, Pyxidea, Sakya, Senryuemys, Shansiemys, Sharemys, Terrapene, Trachemys

Subtaxa: Pseudemys alabamensis Pseudemys carri Pseudemys concinna Pseudemys floridana Pseudemys gorzugi Pseudemys idahoensis Pseudemys nelsoni Pseudemys peninsularis Pseudemys rubriventris Pseudemys texana Pseudemys williamsi

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Quaternary of Haiti (1 collection), United States (17: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (4: Florida, Idaho)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (5: Florida)

Total: 31 collections including 37 occurrences

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